What does adore mean?

adore meaning in General Dictionary

To decorate

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  • To worship with profound reverence to cover divine awards to to honor as a deity or as divine
  • love intensely
  • To worship with profound reverence; to pay for divine awards to; to honor as deity or as divine.
  • To love in the highest degree; to consider because of the utmost esteem and love; to idolize.
  • To adorn.

adore meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., aouren, "to worship, spend divine honors to, bow down before," from Old French aorer "to love, worship, praise" (10c.), from Latin adorare "talk with formally, beseech, ask in prayer," in Late Latin "to worship," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + orare "talk formally, pray" (see orator). Indicating "to honor extremely extremely" is attested from 1590s; damaged sense of "becoming extremely keen on" emerged by 1880s. Associated: Adored; adoring.


adore meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To worship with serious reverence; to pay divine awards to; to honor as deity or as divine.

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  • (v. t.) To love when you look at the highest degree; to regard using the maximum esteem and love; to idolize.
  • (v. t.) To adorn.

Sentence Examples with the word adore

Lon and the others adore him.

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